DescriptionThrough contributions from leading experts in the fields of communication science, The Handbook of Speech and Language Disorders presents a comprehensive survey detailing the state of the art in speech, language, and cognitive/intellectual disorders.
- Provides the first in-depth exploration of the rapidly expanding field of communication disorders
- Examines the current debates, landmark studies, and central themes in the discipline, including analytical methods and assessment
- Includes contributions from more than 20 leading scholars to provide an extraordinary breadth of coverage of this growing, multi-disciplinary field
- Features a “foundations” section that deals with issues of central importance to all research in the field, including social and practical considerations in classification and diversity, genetic syndromes, and principles of assessment and intervention
Notes on Contributors.
Introduction (Jack S. Damico, Nicole Müller and Martin J. Ball).
Part I Foundations.
1 Social and Practial Considerations in Labeling (Jack S. Damico, Nicole Müller, and Martin J. Ball ).
2 Diversity Considerations in Speech and Language Disorders (Brian A. Goldstein and Ramonda Horton-Ikard).
3 Intervention for Children with Auditory or Visual Sensory Impairments (Laura W. Kretschmer and Richard. R. Kretschmer).
4 Intelligibility Impairments (Megan Hodge and Tara Whitehill).
5 Genetic Syndromes and Communication Disorders (Vesna Stojanovik).
6 Principles of Assessment and Intervention (Bonnie Brinton and Martin Fujiki).
Part II Language Disorders.
7 Autism Spectrum Disorders: The State of the Art (John Muma and Steven Cloud).
8 Delayed Language Development in Preschool Children (Deborah Weiss and Rhea Paul).
9 Specific Language Impairment (Sandra L. Gillam and Alan G. Kamhi).
10 Pragmatic Impairment (Michael R. Perkins).
11 Learning Disabilities (Robert Reid and Laura Jacobson).
12 Reading and Reading Impairments (Jack S. Damico and Ryan Nelson).
13 Substance Abuse and Childhood Language Disorders (Truman E. Coggins and John C. Thorne).
14 Aphasia (Chris Code).
Part III Speech Disorders.
15 Children with Speech Sound Disorders (Sara Howard).
16 Dysarthria (Hermann Ackermann, Ingo Hertrich, and Wolfram Ziegler).
17 Apraxia of Speech (Adam Jacks and Donald A. Robin).
18 Augmentative and Alternative Communication: An Introduction (Kathryn D. R. Drager, Erinn F. Finke, and Elizabeth C. Serpentine).
19 Fluency and Fluency Disorders (John A. Tetnowski and Kathy Scaler Scott).
20 Describing Voice Disorders (Richard Morris and Archie Bernard Harmon).
21 Orofacial Anomalies (Jane Russell).
22 Speech Disorders Related to Head and Neck Cancer: Laryngectomy, Glossectomy, and Velopharyngeal and Maxillofacial Defects (Tim Bressmann).
Part IV Cognitive and Intellectual Disorders.
23 ADHD and Communication Disorders (Carol Westby and Silvana Watson).
24 Communication Deficits Associated with Right Hemisphere Brain Damage (Margaret Lehman Blake).
25 Traumatic Brain Injury (Jennifer Mozeiko, Karen Lé, and Carl Coelho).
26 Dementia (Nicole Müller).
“Organized in four sections, this handbook provides detailed reviews of many common speech and language disorders. The last three sections cover familiar topics – language disorders, speech disorders, cognitive/intellectual disorders. However, the introductory section, ‘Foundations’, is unique in that it addresses issues that are universal to any type of disorder and its treatment, such as labeling, diversity, genetics, assessment, additional impairments, and more … Recommended.” CHOICE (February 2011)